counterstamp

1 of 2

transitive verb

coun·​ter·​stamp
¦kau̇ntə(r)+
1
: to stamp or impress (something already stamped or signed) compare countersign
2
a
: to countermark (a coin)
b
: to stamp (a different coin design or a countermark) onto a coin
counterstamp a coin of Heraclius on a coin of Justinian
counterstamp a Texan 8-real piece on a Mexican 5-real piece

counterstamp

2 of 2

noun

1
: a stamp or impression put upon something (as a check or paper) that has already been stamped
2
: a numismatic countermark

Word History

Etymology

Transitive verb

counter- + stamp (verb)

Noun

counter- + stamp (noun)

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“Counterstamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterstamp. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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